A man carefully crossing what is left of a bridge in Bhakurta union of Savar. The rush of water broke a large chunk of the bridge this monsoon. The structure was damaged the previous season and a person drowned falling into the water that year. The photo was taken a few days ago. Photo: Rashed Shumon
The gateman of this level crossing in Kadamtoli area of Chattogram city has to spread his arms to stop vehicles and allow a train to pass every day. Repairs are being done to the level crossing but no provision for stopping traffic, while the work goes on, have been kept. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo:
Garbage dumped by locals near a bridge in Kamrangirchar area of Dhaka. Some of the waste hangs by the barbwires of a fencing put up to prevent people from falling into a nearby ditch. The photo was taken recently.
Vehicles stop on the main thoroughfare in front of Rajuk Uttara Model College in the capital as a student jaywalks while another is about to do the same to cross the busy street. There used to be a footbridge nearby but it was removed more than a year ago. As a result, hundreds of pedestrians have to cross the road this way, risking their life. The photo was taken on Sunday. Photo: Prabir Das